This course will teach you about the basic features common to most standard digital cameras. You will start with batteries & power leads, the difference between memory cards and internal memory, and how to use them. From there you will progress to taking photographs, editing them and sharing them with others.
You need to have a digital camera, which you will use during the classes.
You will cover the following areas:
You will also have opportunities to ask the tutor's advice about specific feature of photography and camera functions you may have encountered.
Your knowledge of digital cameras and photography will be developed through practical activities with your own camera. You will also get the chance to take some photographs, some of which may be out on location. This will be by prior agreement with the students and dependent on the weather.
You will participate in a weekly class, giving a total of 20 taught hours.
Please contact your local centre for more details on course start dates.
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
There are a number of options for progression. You may wish to undertake a creative photography course, or follow a more academic route and do a certificated course. Please ask your Learning Centre for details.
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To enrol, or for further information on this course, please contact your local Argyll College Centre
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